Westminster, Colorado Population 2023

119,377

Westminster is a city located in Adams County Colorado. With a 2023 population of 119,377, it is the 8th largest city in Colorado and the 261st largest city in the United States.Westminster is currently growing at a rate of 0.86% annually and its population has increased by 2.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 116,317 in 2020. Spanning over 34 miles, Westminster has a population density of 3,779 people per square mile.

The average household income in Westminster is $96,639 with a poverty rate of 8.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Westminster is 37.2 years, 36.1 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Westminster Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Westminster was:

  • White: 82.65%
  • Two or more races: 6.51%
  • Asian: 5.55%
  • Other race: 2.39%
  • Black or African American: 1.66%
  • Native American: 1.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Westminster, Colorado is 119,377 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 116,317.

Westminster, Colorado Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Westminster Population by Race

Westminster Population Pyramid 2023

Westminster Median Age

37.2

Total

36.1

Male

38.4

Female

Westminster Adults

There are 90,444 adults, (15,277 of whom are seniors) in Westminster.

Westminster Age Dependency

52.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Westminster Sex Ratio

Female57,15449.77%
Male57,67850.23%

Westminster Population by Age

Westminster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.16

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Westminster Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Westminster Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westminster Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 44.68%.

Westminster Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$46,683

Average Earnings

$53,421

Average Male

$40,462

Average Female

Westminster Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westminster Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Westminster Language

84.4% of Westminster residents speak only English, while 15.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.13% of the population.

Westminster Language

Westminster Poverty by Race

rate

8.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.9%

Male Poverty Rate

7.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westminster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westminster is Native, with 24.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westminster is White, with 5.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.44%.

Westminster Poverty

Westminster Poverty Rate by Education

Westminster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westminster Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Westminster Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Westminster Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Westminster Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Westminster Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Westminster Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6,739

Number of Veterans

6,140

Male Veterans

599

Female Veterans

Westminster Veterans by War

Westminster Veterans by Age

count

Westminster Veterans by Race

Westminster Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westminster Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.1%

Labor Force Participation

69.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Westminster Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Westminster Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Westminster Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.13%

Born in Westminster

89.89%

Native Born

8.84%

Foreign Born

4.01%

Non Citizen

4.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.89% of Westminster residents were born in the United States, with 47.13% having been born in Colorado. 4.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Westminster Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Westminster Population by Year